11 Feb '12, 8am

Shampoo and the planet

I used to be a hair products sort of guy back in the day. Expensive shampoos, conditioners, gel, mousse - everything. Priorities and perceptions change, so most of the hair products went by the wayside until all I was left with was shampoo. Good for me, I was doing my bit for the environment and saving cash to boot. But I took a close look at the brand of shampoo I was using at the time and my hair stood on end. The front label stated "Vitamin E Moisture Rich Shampoo - Professional performance formula", but what I read on the back made me wonder about the volume of potential environmental toxins I had been washing down the drain over the last 3 decades plus, simply through washing my hair.

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